Poetry reading at the Poetry Center of San Francisco State University, March 13, 2014. Hosted by Steve Dickison. Colleen Lookingbill Author of Incognita (1992), A Forgetting Of (2011), As If It Fell From the Sun: An Etherdome Anthology (co-editor, 2012) George Albon http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/george-albon Both poets have additional files available on Archive.org. In memory of Colleen Lookingbill (1950 – 2014). Remembrances by poets Kevin Killian , Rusty Morrison , and Jamie Robles .... Topics: Colleen Lookingbill, George Albon, San Francisco State University Poetry Center, poetry
Canessa Gallery 708 Montgomery St. San Francisco, CA www.Canessa.org July 25, 2011, 7:30pm Hosted by Avery Burns A Night of Poetry & Conversation with Kit Robinson Kit Robinson's recent books are Determination (Cuneiform, 2010), The Messianic Trees: Selected Poems, 1976-2003 (Adventures in Poetry, 2009) and Train I Ride (BookThug, 2009). Also he is a co-author of The Grand Piano: An Experiment in Collective Autobiography, San Francisco, 1975-1980 (Mode A, 2006-2010). A practicing musician,... Topics: Canessa, Poetry, San Francisco, Kit Robinson
Canessa Gallery 708 Montgomery St. San Francisco, CA www.Canessa.org Monday January 9, 2012, 7:30pm With your host, Avery Burns Featured readers: Eric Selland divides his time between Tokyo and San Francisco. His translations of Modernist and contemporary Japanese poets have appeared in a variety of journals and anthologies. He is the author of The Condition of Music (Sink Press, 2000), Inventions (Seeing Eye Books, 2007), and Still Lifes (Hank's Original Loose Gravel Press, 2011). Eric is... Topics: Canessa, Poetry, San Francisco, Eric Selland, Marjorie Stein, Norman Fischer
Books & Bookshelves Poetry Reading 99 Sanchez St., San Francisco, CA Friday, 8pm; December 5, 2008 Curator: David Highsmith Event information: http://booksandbookshelves.blogspot.com/ Featured Poets: Lisa Robertson, Eric Selland, Carol Snow Event for 1111 journal Host/Introductions: 1111 Editor, Hugh Behm-Steinberg To celebrate the publication of 1111 Issue #5 Lisa Robertson is a Canadian writer currently living between California, where she is Artist in Residence at CCA, and France.... Topics: Books & Bookshelves, poetry, San Francisco, David Highsmith, Lisa Robertson, Eric Selland,...
Books & Bookshelves Poetry Reading 99 Sanchez St., San Francisco, CA Tuesday 7:30pm; November 18, 2008 Curator: David Highsmith Event information: http://booksandbookshelves.blogspot.com/ Featured Poets: Colleen Lookingbill & Joseph Noble Colleen Lookingbill co-edits EtherDome Press with Elizabeth Robinson, which publishes an ongoing series of first chapbooks by women. Her book of poetry, Incognita was published by Sink Press. She co-curates Canessa Park with her husband Jordon Zorker,... Topics: Poetry, San Francisco, Books & Bookshelves, David Highsmith, Colleen Lookingbill, Joseph Noble
Canessa Gallery reading series 708 Montgomery St. San Francisco, CA www.canessa.org November 16, 2008, 3pm Curator/introductions: Tiff Dressen tiff_dressen@yahoo Featured Poets: Brian Lucas, Valerie Witte, Brian Strang BRIAN LUCAS, back from six years in Bangkok, Thailand now lives on the island of Alameda. He is the author of Light House (2006 from Meeting Eyes Bindery/Spuyten Duyvil, 2006), and has recently completed a manuscript called Circles Matter. He has been collaborating with Andrew... Topics: Canessa, poetry, San Francisco, Brian Lucas, Valerie Witte, Brian Strang
Canessa Gallery 708 Montgomery St. San Francisco, CA www.canessa.org October 18, 2008, 8pm event Curated by Erica Lewis Featuring the works of: David Brazil Rob Halpern Stephen Ratcliffe Of the essence or fleeting moment, how do you document time? Poets David Brazil, Rob Halpern, and Stephen Ratcliffe make like sand through the hourglass and muse on the hour and minute in this fourth installation of the Canessa Gallery Reading Series. David Brazil was born in New York and lives in California.... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Canessa, poetry, San Francisco, David Brazil, Rob Halpern, Stephen Ratcliffe
Canessa Gallery 708 Montgomery St. San Francisco, CA www.Canessa.org Saturday, Oct. 4th, 2008, 7pm. 3+3 Poetry hosted its first San Francisco reading on Saturday, Oct. 4th, 2008, at 7pm in the Canessa Gallery. The event featured 3 established Bay Area poets, Gillian Conoley, Standard Schaefer and Norma Cole reading their work alongside 3 emerging Los Angeles poets, Polly Geller, Lizzy Epstein and Sarah Suzor. A chapbook featuring the work of the readers is available for $5. Contact: Sarah Suzor... Topics: Canessa, Poetry, San Francisco, 3+3, Gillian Conoley, Lizzy Epstein, Standard Schaefer, Polly...
Poetry reading at Books & Bookshelves 99 Sanchez St. San Francisco www.99sanchez.com Friday, October 3, 2008, 7:30pm The recipient of Stegner,National Endowment for the Arts, and MacDowell Colony poetry fellowships, Brian Teare is the author of The Room Where I Was Born and the chapbooks Pilgrim and Transcendental Grammar Crown. Two new books are forthcoming: Sight Map (University of California, 2009) and Pleasure (Ahsahta, 2010). He lives, teaches and makes books by hand in San Francisco.... Topics: Books & Bookshelves, Brian Teare, Frances Richard, David Highsmith, poetry, San Francisco
Canessa Gallery 708 Montgomery Street San Francisco September 20, 2008 Curated by Erica Lewis Featuring performances by 1) Ariel Goldberg 2) Chad Lietz 3) Judith Goldman (contains mature language) Spoken word or performance art? How do you raise a poem from the page to the stage? Rock star poets Ariel Goldberg, Chad Lietz, and Judith Goldman make like modern troubadours and perform their poetics at this third edition of the Canessa Gallery reading series. Ariel Goldberg works with text,... Topics: Canessa, Poetry, Ariel Goldberg, Chad Lietz, Judith Goldman
Slavoj Žižek lecture Friday, September 5, 2008; 7pm Modern Times Bookstore 888 Valencia Street San Francisco www.mtbs.com 1)Lecture (72 min) 2)Questions & Answers (41 min) Discussed in the lecture: The status of ideology today Different remakes of the film “I Am Legend” Martin Luther King May 68 Luc Boltanski & Eve Chiapello – “The New Spirit of Capitalism” Buying commodities Batman movies Claude Lanzmann – “Tsahal” documentary The enemy’s story Buddhism and... Topics: Slavoj Zizek, Zizek, philosophy, politics
Canessa Park Book Party for EtherDome and Woodland Editions celebrating 2008 chapbook editions! Sunday August 31 at 3:00 Canessa Gallery 708 Montgomery Street San Francisco 1) Renata Ewing reads from her new double edition: Somewhere Near West of Ideal / Frankenstein Poems 2) Jaime Robles reads a Woodland Editions author 3) Susanne Dyckman reads from Anne Heide's Residuum :: Against 4) Brian Teare reads from Frances Richard's Anarch 5) Elizabeth Robinson reads from Anne Heide's specimen,... Topics: Canessa, Poetry, Renata Ewing, Jaime Robles, Susanne Dyckman, Anne Heide, Brian Teare, Elizabeth...
CANESSA GALLERY READING SERIES San Francisco Curated by Erica Lewis Friday, August 29, 2008 Featuring the works of: 1) Cassandra Smith 2) Truong Tran (Contains adult language) 3) Geof Huth (performance) Note: Lara Durback was originally scheduled to read but was unable to attend and was replaced by Cassandra Smith. For best results, if your computer does not have external stereo speakers, use earphones. Some of the poets speak softly. WHAT: How do you picture the world? How does what you write... Topics: canessa, poetry, san francisco, Cassandra Smith, Truong Tran, Geof Huth
CANESSA GALLERY READING SERIES 708 Montgomery St., San Francisco Sunday, July 20, 2pm Guest curator Erica Lewis Audio files: 1) Intro - Erica Lewis 2) Micah Ballard 3) Jeffrey Schrader (with multiple voices) 4) Chad Sweeney [Apologies to everyone - the audio quality is poor. We've been experimenting with a new PA system and haven't perfected the recordings. If your computer doesn't have external stereo speakers, try listening with earphones for best results.] WHAT: How does where you are from... Topics: Canessa, Poetry, San Francisco, Erica Lewis, Micah Ballard, Jeffrey Schrader, Chad Sweeney
Books & Bookshelves Poetry Reading 99 Sanchez St., San Francisco, CA Tuesday 7:30pm; July 22, 2008 George Albon & Stephen Vincent Curator/Host: David Highsmith Recorded with permission from the poets by Jordon Zorker Track 1: George Albon (10:43) Track 2: Stephen Vincent (17:06) Track 3: George Albon (16:19) Track 4: Stephen Vincent (30:31) Recommendation: If your computer doesn't have external stereo speakers, use headphones, earbuds, etc., to hear the full detail of the recording.... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Books & Bookshelves, George Albon, Stephen Vincent, David Highsmith, poetry, San Francisco
The treatise on harmony.--George Antheil.--Notes for performers, by William Atheling [i.e. Ezra Pound] with marginalia emitted by George Antheil.--Varia Topics: Antheil, George, 1900-1959, Music -- 20th century History and criticism, Harmony
Canessa Gallery Poetry Reading 708 Montgomery St., San Francisco, CA Sunday 3pm June 29th Rusty Morrison, Lisa Robertson, Brian Teare Host: Colleen Lookingbill More Info & Reading Schedule: www.canessa.org Note: Unfortunately the sound quality is poor, due to recording through the PA system. If your computer doesn't have external stereo speakers, try listening on headphones or earphones for better results. Brian Teare's reading was initially cut-off, then later re-recorded at his home in... Topics: Canessa, Poetry, Rusty Morrison, Lisa Robertson, Brian Teare
"Adolescent believes that his widowed mother's suitor may have murdered his father. Stylish cheapie by the recognized master of stylish cheapies." - noir expert Spencer Selby favoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topic: film noir, Ulmer
"Tough cop helps his lover cover up the shooting of her wealthy husband. Mainstream noir, primarily distinguished by its acting and San Francisco visuals." - noir expert Spencer Selby Cast: Lee J. Cobb, John Dall, Jane Wyatt, Lisa Howard. 81 min. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 20 reviews )
"Harsh tale of an alienated criminal's attempt to impersonate his psychiatrist-double. Important fatalistic noir, with classy visuals and a very fine script that features a creative doppelganger theme." - noir expert Spencer Selby Also titled "Hollow Triumph". Cast: Paul Henreid, Joan Bennett, Eduard Franz, Leslie Brooks, John Qualen. 82 min. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews ) Topic: film noir, Joan Bennett, The Scar
"Man is waylaid by chance in old home town, meets a girl down on her luck and a turbulent couple with whom he shares a dark childhood secret. Significant noir melodrama focusing on provocative, intermingling relationships of neurotic love, guilt and fear." - noir expert Spencer Selby Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas (his first film), Judith Anderson, Roman Bohnen, Darryl Hickman. 115 min. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 18 reviews ) Topic: Martha Ivers, Lewis Milestone, Stanwyck, Kirk Douglas
Fétiche Mascotte (Duffy the Mascot, aka The Mascot, aka Puppet Love, aka The Devil's Ball) (1934), a strange story about a loving dog puppet who practically goes through Hell to get an orange to a dying girl. Director Ladislas Starevich (1882-1965) was a Polish, Russian and French stop-motion animator who used insects and animals as his protagonists. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topic: animation, Duffy, Fétiche Mascotte, Ladislas Starevich, Starevich